UI/UX Developer

Clearance Level
Software Development
Columbia, Maryland

REQ#: RQ44536

The User Interface (UI) /User Experience (UX) Developer provides Web design and front end development support for the Portal team on the EPC contract. The successful candidate will also provide best practices User Experience (UX) analysis and User Interface (UI) design for various Enterprise Portal system releases, and will support design and development of a responsive website and mobile-ready Web 2.0 User Interfaces.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for a full lifecycle of Responsive design: content-first design, information architecture, wireframes, Photoshop components and in-browser prototypes, to provide end-to-end dynamic, database driven design flows using bootstrap
  • Constructs pages in HTML and CSS (with SASS), with coding around templating languages or within CMS systems.
  • Develop standards-compliant front-end code for websites, web applications, and mobile solutions using HTML, CSS and JavaScript driven framework, such as Angular or React
  • Working closely with members of the development and QA teams to ensure the front-end code can be effectively integrated with the technical solution in an Agile Software Development environment
  • Provide best practices of human factors and ergonomics, particularly in a graphical user interface (GUI) environment           
  • Analyze available Enterprise Portal usage metrics for trends, patterns, issues, and opportunities for UX optimization
  • Individual is responsible for both UI/UX development and angular/react development integrations.
  • Individual is responsible to understand the backend integrations and develop independently with-out dependencies to boost the parallel front end and backend end development.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • 6 years of  experience User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) Design for dynamic, database or bootstrap driven web sites and Content Management Systems (CMS)
  • 6 years of experience in web design and front end development using HTML, XHTML, CSS, Java Scripts and jQuery
  • Expert with Web 2.0 UI design and development using Backbone.js, Angular.js, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, XSL, Bootstrap, LESS, SASS and Sprite imaging
  • Working knowledge of user centered design (UCD) patterns and best practices
  • 2 years of experience with code management tools like Eclipse, Intellij, Visual Studio, WebStorm, Jenkins, GIT, JIRA
  • 2 years of experience incorporating reliable unit and end-to-end testing to UI frameworks such as Jasmine, Minification, and Karma
  • Demonstrated experience troubleshooting and possess expert debugging skills with UI related issues
  • Working knowledge of 508 compliance and accessibility
  • Experience with developing themes and skins

Desired Education and Experience

  • Experience in the healthcare industry, especially the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)
  • Experienced with integrating with REST APIs and developing Single Page Applications
  • Working knowledge of user centered design (UCD) patterns and best practices
  • Experience with Node.js, less/grunt

Experience working with Agile software development methodo

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.